TORONTO, CANADA - JUNE 17: Luis Perez #47 of the Toronto Blue Jays throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during interleague MLB action at The Rogers Centre June 17, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)
Blue Jays place LHP Luis Perez on the DL; select the contract of LHP Aaron Loup.— Blue Jays-Official(@BlueJays) July 12, 2012
To replace Perez on their roster, the Blue Jays have called up left-hander Aaron Loup from Double-A.
Perez was injured during Sunday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. It was determined Monday that the 27-year-old had suffered a torn UCL in his left elbow, an injury that will cause him to miss the remainder of the 2012 season.
Perez had been a solid contributor out of the Blue Jays’ bullpen this season. Over his 35 appearances spanning 42 innings, he posted an ERA and WHIP of 3.43 and 1.286 with 8.4 SO/9 and 3.4 BB/9. Perez also held left-handed hitters to an OPS of .586 on the year.
Prior to his promotion, Loup had spent the season with the Blue Jays’ Double-A affiliate. The 24-year-old maintained an ERA and WHIP of 2.78 and 1.324 with 8.5 SO/9 and 2.8 BB/9 over his 37 appearances.